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The Blue Owl - Home of the Levee High Apple Pie

~ A Year of More~

2018 arrived yesterday, no doubt with much fun and delicious food! While 2017 was a year of wonderful memories, I look forward to a bright and beautiful year ahead. Many people are now setting resolutions to eat less, spend less, and engage in fewer unhealthy habits....

~ Decorated Butter Cookies ~

My, oh my! We’re less than a week away from Christmas Day! Santa will soon be on his sleigh, filled with toys for good little girls and boys. When Santa visited us for breakfast this year, he told us an exciting little secret… Santa LOVES Blue Owl cookies! That may...

~ Christmas Cookies ~

December has arrived, friends; bringing with it a flurry of holiday activities! This past weekend, we celebrated the annual Christmas Festival and Cookie Walk, and it was simply magical! Coming up soon, we have Breakfast with Santa, and we can’t wait. Yesterday was...

~ Happy Thanksgiving ~

It’s almost Thanksgiving! By now your turkey is probably thawing safely in the fridge, and maybe you’ve even completed some prep work for the big meal. If you ordered your Thanksgiving dessert, The Blue Owl staff is busily readying your order for shipment and it will...

~ Thankful for You ~

Believe it or not, we’re nearly a week into November! Thanksgiving will be here before we know it, which means that you should place your order for the most delicious desserts soon! You don’t want to disappoint your family by not including a Blue Owl pie on the table,...

~ Apple Butter Festival ~

The smell of spicy apple deliciousness will soon fill the crisp, cool Kimmswick air. This coming weekend, October 28-29, we will have our largest celebration of the year. Over 100,000 visitors will join us to enjoy the charming, historic town of Kimmswick, with the...

~ Witches Night Out ~

Calling all witches for a faBOOlous event! We’re so excited to welcome ticket holders to a frightfully fun event next weekend, October 14 from 11am-9pm. Today, I want to share with you a few tidbits that will make your day as smooth as a frog’s skin (but not a toad’s,...

~ Welcome, Fall! ~

Poet and journalist William Bryant described autumn as the year’s last, loveliest smile. Though the heat remained in our area, as autumn arrived last week, I could sense the excitement in the soon-to-be crisp fall air! In Kimmswick, we have much to anticipate each...

~ Texas (and More) In My Heart ~

Our hearts are heavy, as millions of people across the country are affected by devastating weather events. In my home state of Texas, many people are beginning to restore their lives and homes after the tragedy brought on by Hurricane Harvey. Many are grieving...

~ Amazing August ~

It’s so hard to believe that by the end of this week, we will turn the calendar page over to welcome September. Before we know it, we’ll be wearing sweaters and enjoying pumpkin-flavored everything. But before we move on to next month, I must first stop and express my...

~ Summer Salad ~

Vacation is now a memory. School supplies have been purchased, open houses attended, and soon (if not already) that first school bell will ring. The Kimmswick 5K is almost here, and we’re looking forward to seeing you there to help us fight against ALS. The Solar...

~ Keep Your Eyes On the Pies in 2017! ~

The Blue Owl Restaurant and Bakery is honored to present the 7th Annual Kimmswick 5K! This event will take place on August 19, 2017 at 8am; and will, as always, support the fight against ALS. As many of you know, friends, the Kimmswick 5K began out of a desire to help...

~ The Eclipse is Coming to Kimmswick! ~

In just a little over a month, we will experience a once in a lifetime, spectacular event. A total eclipse of the sun is coming on August 21, 2017; the moon will completely cover the sun. According to NASA, those in the path of totality will be able to see the sun’s...

~ Favorite Comfort Foods ~

Happy July, friends! I hope that you enjoyed your Independence Day celebrations, and that they were filled with great fun and delicious food. Did you know that July has many other fun and offbeat holidays to enjoy? In fact, the whole month is designated Ice Cream...

~ Welcome Summer! ~

Summer was our best season: it was sleeping on the back screened porch in cots, or trying to sleep in the tree house; summer was everything good to eat; it was a thousand colors in a parched landscape…”  To Kill a Mockingbird Summer is officially here, friends! Today...

~ A Strawberry Treat ~

We simply had a wonderful time this past weekend at the annual Strawberry Festival here in Kimmswick. Thank you so very much to everyone who came to visit our charming little town! Thank you to all the people of Kimmswick, who worked hard to make this event happen,...

~ 2017 Strawberry Festival ~

Are you dreaming of strawberry pie and strawberry jam? Does your mouth water at the thought of salads, sundaes, cakes, and more topped with those bright, delicious red berries that make their appearance around this time of year? Very soon, the town of Kimmswick will...

~ Happy Mother’s Day ~

Happy May, friends! If April showers bring May flowers, then we should expect an abundance of blooms coming soon. We have certainly experienced our fair share of rain, and many of our local areas dealt with flooding issues. We are thankful that all is well here at The...